Opportunities in Manitoba

For all positions in Manitoba: email Volunteer Services at manitoba@cnib.ca or call 1-204-774-5421 or 1-800-563-2642 
 
 

Vision Mate 

Are you a patient, empathetic and friendly person who is reliable, organized and able to work with minimal supervision?
  
Do you have excellent communication skills and want to provide one-on-one sighted assistance to a person who is blind or partially sighted?
 
Consider becoming a Vision Mate. Volunteering as a Vision Mate you will:
  • Regularly visit a client in his/her home or other suitable environment at a mutually convenient time
  • Engage in pre-determined activities such as:
  • Reading mail, newspapers or books
  • Being a companion for social activities and converstaions 
  • Accompanying client on shopping excursions and personal social outings
 
Successful candidates will require a criminal record check including the vulnerable sector check (current within 6 months), and take part in comprehensive training.
  
This position requires a minimum 6 month committment. Flexible hours and shifts are available.
 
  

Door to Door Canvassers 

Community groups canvass local areas in support of United Way or Donor’s choice campaigns which benefit CNIB. Campaign dates vary with each community. Canvassers are needed to assist a few evenings during the campaign. Areas include: Carmen, Manitou, Oak Lake, Morden and Winkler, Reston and Souris.
 
If we don't recruit canvassers to assist, CNIB may not receive funding from these campaigns.
 
For all positions in Manitoba: email Volunteer Services  at manitoba@cnib.ca or call 1-204-774-5421 or 1-800-563-2642